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32 posts from April 2015

Neutron, 0mq and Git deployment – Ubuntu OpenStack 15.04 Charm Release

By James Page, 30 April 2015

Alongside the Ubuntu 15.04 release on the 23rd April, the Ubuntu OpenStack Engineering team delivered the latest release of the OpenStack charms for deploying and managing OpenStack on Ubuntu using Juju. Here are some selected highlights…

Getting started with LXD – the container lightervisor

By Stéphane Graber, 28 April 2015

Introduction For the past 6 months, Serge Hallyn, Tycho Andersen, Chuck Short, Ryan Harper and myself have been very busy working on a new container project called LXD. Ubuntu 15.04, due to be released this Thursday, will contain LXD 0.7…

DataArt’s DeviceHive platform arrives on Azure Marketplace

By Canonical, 24 April 2015

The industrial Internet of Things (IoT) enables businesses to predict when industrial equipment is going to fail, so that action can be taken beforehand. A leader in this space, DataArt, developed one of the first IoT and big data open…

Package management at scale with Landscape

By Free Ekanayaka, 22 April 2015

This post describes the design and implementation of a micro-service written in Go that has made it possible to massively scale Landscape’s package management features, supporting package-related queries across tens of thousands of…

Here comes Kilo and 15.04! Containers will never be the same again!

By Mark Baker, 22 April 2015

Today Ubuntu 15.04, codenamed Vivid Vervet, is released with a host of new features for clouds and servers. 15.04 comes a full year since the last Long Term Support (LTS) release and a year before the next LTS so represents a milestone in…

10Duke joins the Charm Partner Programme

By Canonical, 22 April 2015

Canonical is excited to announce that 10Duke, the leading European backend as a service (BaaS) provider, is the latest partner to join the Canonical Charm Partner Programme. Canonical’s Charm Partner Programme helps solution providers make…

Canonical and QCT partnership extends to next-generation managed cloud

By Canonical, 22 April 2015

Bootstack now available on QCT Hardware Bundled proposition reduces cloud deployment from months to days Canonical and QCT (Quanta Cloud Technology) have extended their collaboration by bundling the most innovative managed cloud services,…

Rewriting WordPress’ juju charms for security and HA on OpenStack

By Jacek Nykis, 22 April 2015

Canonical’s IS department is responsible for running most of the company’s external and internal services. This includes services like Landscape and Launchpad as well as 3rd party software including internal and external wikis,…

Giving developers production access without revealing secrets

By Tom Haddon, 21 April 2015

It’s a classic trade off in the devops world: On the one hand you want to give developers access to production systems so that they can see how their services are running and help debug problems that only occur in production. On the other…

Ubuntu 15.04: Desktop, Phone and IoT; towards a converged future

By Canonical, 21 April 2015

Ubuntu 15.04 desktop extends leadership of developer experience Snappy Ubuntu Core on general availability for the first time New developer tools allow immediate and constant access to latest updates London – 21 April, 2015. Ubuntu…

Ubuntu 15.04: What’s new for cloud users?

By Canonical, 21 April 2015

Ubuntu 15.04: OpenStack ready to roll with Kilo and first outing of Snappy Core Adds LXD, a new hypervisor with incredible density and speed First release of Snappy Ubuntu Core for cloud container hosts and smart devices OpenStack “Kilo”…

Why an AppScale / Canonical Partnership is Important

By Canonical, 20 April 2015

It’s exciting to be partnering with Canonical / Ubuntu again as a member of their Charm Partner Program. This partnership is more than a simple “logo exchange.” AppScale and Canonical engineers worked closely to create a production-ready…